Jonathan Reckford is Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity International. Jonathan is also the chair of Leadership 18 and is a member of the Freddie Mac Housing Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Urban Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead Scholar and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Since 2005, when he took the top leadership position, local Habitat organizations in all 50 states and in more than 70 countries have grown from serving 125,000 individuals each year to helping more than 5.9 million people last year build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
He was named the most influential nonprofit leader in America in 2017 by The NonProfit Times.